TBA Diaries: Nora Chipaumire, Miriam


Arts & Books
Miriam, a world premiere from Zimbabwean choreographer Nora Chipaumire, is dark. Not gloomy or sinister—no, this is a performance genuinely devoid of light. As a result, it can be difficult to make out what exactly is happening onstage, what Chipaumire and fellow dancer Okwui Okpokwasili are wearing, what sorts of props they’re handling. Occasional flashes of light break the darkness—one of the ...   More
Saturday, September 8, 2012 REBECCA JACOBSON

Miriam/The Quiet Volume

Previews for week one of PICA’s Time-Based Art Festival.

Nora Chipaumire is a force of nature. The Zimbabwe-born, New York City-based choreographer has a style both visceral and regal, evoking a powerful and charismatic bird of prey. Chipaumire’s crea   More
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 REBECCA JACOBSON


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